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Jimmy Fallon and ‘Saturday Night Live’ Rip Both Pepsi and United Airlines in Hilarious Sketch

Two-for-one deal! Jimmy Fallon and the Saturday Night Live cast members mocked both Pepsi and United Airlines on the Saturday, April 15, episode for the companies’ recent, headline-making scandals.

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Beck Bennett and Cecily Strong played a couple whose romantic date got interrupted by the Tonight Show host, 42, who played Strong’s ex-boyfriend Doug. Fallon’s character, clad in a T-shirt emblazoned with Strong’s face, tried to win his former flame back by serenading her with Savage Garden’s 1997 hit “Truly Madly Deeply.”

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Fallon then got down on bended knee but was quickly rejected by Strong. “No, Doug, you dragged a man off a plane this week!” she said, referencing the controversy surrounding the United security guards who forcibly removed a passenger off an overbooked flight last week.

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Feeling rejected, Fallon left the room as Strong, 33, and Bennett, 32, resumed their date. She apologized to Bennett and asked him to tell her more about himself. “Well, I just directed this huge Pepsi commercial,” he began, referring to the controversial Kendall Jenner-starring ad that the soda company recently pulled after viewers accused it of exploiting the Black Lives Matter movement.

Saturday Night Live airs on NBC Saturdays at 11:30 p.m. ET.

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